Nicole Richie Biography
Nicole Richie is an American socialite, fashion designer, reality TV personality, actress, and author. She is the adopted daughter of the music legend, Lionell Richie. Nicole rose to fame as Paris Hilton’s socialite co-host on the reality show, The Simple Life.
Thereafter, she became a mentor on the NBC series Fashion Star. Her role in the Fox reality television series, The Simple Life featuring her fellow socialite Paris Hilton also led her to stardom.
She was born Nicole Camille Escovedo in Berkeley, California, United States. At age 3, she moved to stay with her father’s bandmate, Lionel Richie. After 6 years, the music star, Lionel officially adopted her. In 2003, she started off her career with her childhood friend Paris Hilton in The Simple Life.
At around 26, Nicole launched her jewelry line and later expanded it to clothes and accessories. Concurrently, she also continued featuring on television and authored two books.
As a child, she pursued her passion for figure skating while still studying the guitar, cello, violin, and piano. Nicole’s significant age was spent at the prestigious Buckley School in Sherman Oaks, California, where she met Paris Hilton, the heir to the Hilton empire.
Her reality show Candidly Nicole debuted on VH1 and was cast for two seasons in July 2014. Nicole featured in her first renowned series as Portia in the NBC sitcom, Great News between 2017 and 2018. She has been the brand ambassador of Bongo Jeans and Jimmy Choo’s advertising campaigns.
Nicole Richie Age
How old is Nicole Richie? Nicole is 40 years old as of 2021. She was born on September 21, 1981, in Berkeley, California, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on the 21st of September every year.
Nicole Richie Husband|Joel Madden
Nicole started dating singer Joel Madden of the rock group Good Charlotte in December 2006. The two have two children. They officially confirmed their engagement in February 2010 and later married on December 11, 2010.
Nicole then moved to Sydney with her husband and children in 2012 because of Madden’s commitments to The Voice Australia. However, before meeting Madden, she dated DJ Adam Goldstein from 2003 to 2005 but broke up after a nine-month engagement.
In addition, Madden and Nicole have their firstborn, a girl, Harlow Winter Kate Richie-Madden, born in 2008, and the second-born, a boy, Sparrow James Midnight Madden, born in 2009.
Nicole Richie Family
Her biological parents are Peter Michael Escovedo and Karen Moss. However, they let her move in with Lionel Richie’s family because they could not afford to provide for her. Micahel Jackson was Nicole’s godfather.
Nicole has two adoptive siblings, Miles Brockman, born May 27, 1994, and Sofia Richie born August 24, 1998, who were born to Lionel Richie. Lionel Richie, the music superstar, is his adoptive father of Nicole. She was adopted at the age of two by Richie and his then-wife, Harvey, and raised as their daughter. However, her adoption became official when she was nine years old.
Nicole Richie’s Height
Richie stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 1 inch (Approx. 1.55m) tall and weighs around 112 pounds (51 kg).
Nicole Richie Net Worth
The superstar, Richie, has an estimated net worth of around $40 Million. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as a reality tv personality, actress, and author.